Section Editors

Section Board for 'Immunology' (42)

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Prof. Dr. Philippe Guilpain
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Internal Medicine - Multi-Organic Diseases, Saint Eloi Hospital – Montpellier -1 University, 80 Avenue Augsutin Fliche, CEDEX 5, 34295 Montpellier, France
Interests: systemic sclerosis/scleroderma; lupus; Sjögren’s syndrome; inflammatory myopathies; vasculitides; anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies; giant cell arteritis; Still’s disease; Behcet’s disease; immune deficiency; stem cell therapy; mesenchymal stem cells; immunotherapy of cancer
Prof. Dr. James Cheng-Chung Wei
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1. Department of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung City, 40201, Taiwan; 2. Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung City, 40201, Taiwan; 3. Graduate Institute of Integrated Medicine, China Medical University, No. 110, Sec. 1, Jianguo N. Rd., South District, Taichung City, 40201, Taiwan.
Interests: rheumatology; spondylarthritis; clinical trials; cohort study; big data
Prof. Dr. Christian Drouet
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Institut Cochin, INSERM UMR1016, University of Paris, Paris, France
Interests: kinin; kallikrein-kinin system; complement; inflammation; innate immunity; chronic inflammatory diseases; angioedema; urticaria; endometriosis
Prof. Dr. Chang-Hee Suh
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Director of Rheumatology & Clinical Trial Center, Ajou University School of Medicine,164 Worldcup-ro, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon 16499, Korea
Interests: rheumatoid arthritis; systemic lupus erythematosus; autoimmunity; osteoporosis; biomarker; targeted treatment
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Dr. Fabio Cacciapaglia
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Rheumatology Unit - Department of Emergency and Organs Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
Interests: immune mediated inflammatory diseases; systemic lupus erythematosus; systemic sclerosis; rheumatoid arthritis; psoriatic arthritis; spondyloarthritis; vasculitis; cardiovascular manifestations; innovative immunomodulating therapies
Prof. Dr. Eugen Feist
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Department of Rheumatology, Helios Clinic Vogelsang-Gommern, cooperation partner of the Otto-von-Guericke University, Sophie-von-Boetticher-Straße 1, 39245 Vogelsang-Gommern, Germany
Interests: autoinflammation; adult onset Still’s disease; biomarkers; inflammasome; proteasome
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Prof. Dr. Chrong-Reen Wang
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Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College and Hospital, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70101, Taiwan; Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical College, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70101, Taiwan
Interests: systemic autoimmunity (systemic lupus erythematosus, antiphospholipid syndrome, systemic vasculitis) and inflammatory arthropathy
Dr. Christopher Sjöwall
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Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Division of Inflammation and Infection, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
Interests: systemic lupus erythematosus; lupus nephritis; autoantibodies; biomarkers; type I interferons; pentraxins; complement; epidemiology
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Dr. Clio P. Mavragani
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Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, M.Asias 75, 11527 Athens, Greece
Interests: Sjogren’s syndrome; comorbidities; interferons; lymphomagenesis
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Prof. Dr. Santos Castañeda
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Rheumatology Department, Hospital Universitario de La Princesa, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria (IIS-IP), Madrid 28006, Spain
Interests: rheumatoid arthritis; psoriatic arthritis; cardiovascular disease; inflammatory joint diseases; idiopathic inflammatory myopathies; antisynthetase syndrome; spondyloartrhopaties; vasculitis; giant cell arteritis; polymyalgia rheumatica
Prof. Dr. Sofie Struyf
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Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Transplantation, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Interests: immunological assays; immunological methods; chemokines; monocytes; neutrophils
Prof. Dr. Michel Cogné
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1. SITI, Pole de Biologie, Pontchaillou University Hospital, 2 rue Henri Le Guilloux, Rennes, France
2. UMR 1236, University of Rennes, INSERM, Etablissement Français du Sang Bretagne, Rennes, France
Interests: B lymphocytes; B cell lymphoma; Immunoglobulin genes
Prof. Dr. Claudio Pignata
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Section of Pediatrics, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: primary immunodeficiencies; severe combined immunodeficiencies; T cell immunity; thymus; FOXN1; ataxia telanigiectasia; high throughput sequencing
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Dr. Salvatore D’Angelo
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Rheumatology Department of Lucania, Rheumatology Institute of Lucania (IReL), Potenza, Italy
Interests: spondyloarthritis; ankylosing spondylitis; psoriatic arthritis; systemic sclerosis; Behcet’s disease
Prof. Dr. Pascal Sève
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Internal Medicine, University of Lyon, 69317 Lyon, France
Interests: uveitis; sarcoidosis
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Dr. Jorge A. Roman-Blas
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Bone and Joint Research Unit, Department of Rheumatology, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, UAM, Madrid, Spain
Interests: osteoarthritis; osteoporosis; inflammatory arthritis; articular cartilage; chondrocytes; subchondral bone; bone biology; joint biology
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Prof. Dr. Fabiola Atzeni
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Department of Rheumatology, Director of Rheumatology School at the University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: rheumatoid arthritis; rheumatic diseases; systemic sclerosis; anti-tnf drugs; central nervous system diseases
Dr. Garifallia Sakellariou
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Department of Rheumatology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Interests: psoriatic arthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; Rheumatology; systematic reviews; Ultrasound
Prof. Dr. Ferdinando Nicoletti
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Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: autoimmune diseases; autoinflammatory disorders; cytokines; chemokines; immunopharmacology; innate and adaptive immune system
Dr. Ilaria Tinazzi
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Unit of Rheumatology, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Cancer Care Center, Via don A. Sempreboni, 5, Negrar (VR), 37024 Verona, Italy
Interests: psoriatic arthritis; muscolo-scheletal ultrasound; spondiloartrhritis; entheropatic arthritis
Prof. Dr. Burkhard Möller
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Department for Rheumatology and Immunology, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Interests: pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis; synovitis cellularity with oxygen and iron metabolism; synovial cell-cell interaction; mucosa and RA; psoriatic arthritis; comparative effectiveness of biological drugs in PsA; clinical pictures of auto immunity and autoinflammation
Dr. Erkan Demirkaya
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Department of Paediatrics, Division of Paediatric Rheumatology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
Interests: autoinflammatory disorders; Behcet disease; childhood SLE; vasculitis; genetic etiology of autinflammation
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Prof. Dr. Vincent Goeb
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Rheumatology Department, University Hospital of Amiens, University of Picardie-Jules Verne, Amiens, France
Interests: rheumatoid arthritis; biomarkers; biologics; ankylosing spondylitis; robot-assisted biopsy
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Prof. Dr. Lorenzo Cosmi
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Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Interests: immunology; allergy; asthma; juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Dr. Mitsuhiro Takeno
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Department of Allergy & Rheumatol, Nippon Medical School, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
Interests: rheumatoid arthritis; rheumatic diseases
Dr. Mahesh Mohan
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Southwest National Primate Research Center, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, 8715 W. Military Dr., San Antonio, TX 78227, USA
Interests: HIV/SIV pathogenesis; gastrointestinal inflammation; non-human primate models; cannabinoid biology; endocannabinoid signaling; microbiome
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Prof. Dr. Luca Quartuccio
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Clinic of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy
Interests: clinic research; COVID-19
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Prof. Dr. Alexandra Lucas
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Centers for Personalized Diagnostics and Immunotherapy, Vaccines and Virotherapy, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-6401, USA
Interests: serpin; chemokine; inflammation; transplant; vasculitis; glycosaminoglycans; wound healing; spinal cord injury
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Dr. Judith Greer
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Centre for Clinical Research, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Interests: determining the antigen specificity of the autoimmune response in multiple sclerosis and how it can be targeted in a specific manner to treat disease
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Dr. Michael R. Hamblin
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Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Interests: photodynamic therapy (PDT); low-level light therapy (LLLT); wound healing and infectious disease; atherosclerotic vulnerable plaque; anti-tumor immunity; photochemical mechanisms
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Dr. Giuseppina Barutello
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Department of Molecular Biotechnology and Health Sciences, University of Turin, Via Nizza 52, I-10126 Torino, Italy
Interests: cancer vaccines; DNA vaccination; tumor-associated antigens; neuroblastoma; mammary cancer; immunotherapy
Dr. Roberta Gualtierotti
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1. Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Angelo Bianchi Bonomi Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, 20122 Milan, Italy
2. Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Università degli Studi di Milano, and Fondazione Luigi Villa, 20122 Milan, Italy
Interests: rare bleeding disorders; hemophilic arthropathy; autoimmune and inflammatory rheumatic dis-eases; cardiovascular risk in autoimmune rheumatic diseases; endothelial cells; interplay be-tween inflammation and coagulation; raynaud’s phenomenon; systemic lupus erythematosus; connective tissue diseases
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Dr. Joseph Chewning
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Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Interests: hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; immune deficiencies; graft versus host disease; cellular therapy; immunotherapy; patient safety; quality improvement
Prof. Dr. Claudio Lunardi
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Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
Interests: autoimmunity; infections and autoimmune diseases; gene expression profiling in autoimmune diseases; epigenetics in autoimmunity; primary immunodeficiencies and autoimmunity; pulmonary arterial hypertension; connective tissue diseases
Prof. Dr. Maciej Markiewski
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Department of Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology, Director of the Center for Tumor Immunology and Targeted Cancer Therapy, Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Pharmacy, 1718 Pine Street, Abilene, TX 79601, USA
Interests: complement system; innate immunity; tumor immunology; cancer immunotherapy
Dr. Sandro Matosevic
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Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, Purdue University, Robert E. Heine Pharmacy Building, 112E, 575 Stadium Mall Dr., West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Interests: immunotherapy; cell-based therapies; immuno-oncology; immunometabolism; tumor microenvironment; solid cancers; anti-tumor immunity; immunology
Dr. Michal A. Rahat
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Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Carmel Medical Center, 7 Michal St., Haifa 346212, Israel
Interests: EMMRIN/CD147; angiogenesis; cancer immunotherapy; peptide cancer vaccination; miR-146a-5p
Dr. To-Ha Thai
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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Department of Pathology, 3 Blackfan Circle, 6th Floor, Room 0614, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: adaptive immunity including B-cell, CD8 T-cell and CD4 T-cell biology; autoimmune disorders; tumor immunity; epigenetic regulation of adaptive immunity
Prof. Dr. Bolaji N. Thomas
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623, USA
Interests: microbiology; parasitology; tissue culture; DNA sequencing; microbial genomics and genetics; infectious disease; epidemiology; neglected tropical diseases; immunology
Prof. Dr. Eva Mischak Weissinger
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Department of Hematology, Hemostasis, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
Interests: hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; acute/chronic graft-versus-host disease; proteomics; human cytomegalovirus (CMV); immune-compromised host; latent virus reactivation; CMV-specific T-cell/NK-cells; relapse of leukemia
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Dr. Saishu Yoshida
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Department of Biochemistry, The Jikei University School of Medicine, 3-25-8, Nishi-shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8461, Japan
Interests: pituitary gland; cancer stem cells; differentiation; regeneration; immunohistochemistry
Dr. Serena Zilio
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Laboratory of Automation, Process Engineering and Pharmaceutical Engineering, LAGEPP UMR 5007, CNRS, Univ Lyon, Université Lyon 1, 69622 Villeurbanne, France
Interests: myeloid derived suppressor cells (MDSCs); cancer immunotherapy; antitumor immunity; diabetes immunity; nanomedicine; aptamers
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